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    That Voice Behind All Those Movie Trailers Is a Black Guy

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    Meet Redd Pepper. You probably won’t recognize his face, but his voice will certainly sound familiar. That’s because he’s a voiceover artist who’s lent his voice to hundreds of movie trailers (such as Amistad, The Blair Witch Project, Men in Black and Boogie Nights), in addition to TV commercials, cartoons, video games and maybe a […] More

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    I Am Not a Witch Trailer

    Synopsis: This critically acclaimed, satirical film makes a bold statement about witchcraft in contemporary Zambia. In it, an eight-year-old girl named Shula is viewed suspiciously by the residents of a rural village when she appears unannounced and seemingly without a family. She’s deemed to be a witch and is sent to a government-run witch camp […] More

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    Black Folks Are Puttin’ Their Foot in Some Tacos in L.A.

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    Every day is Taco Tuesday in South L.A., Compton and surrounding areas, and increasingly, the tacos are coming from an unexpected source: black folks. African-American tacos have become a movement in recent years, with facilities ranging from brick-and-mortar restaurants to food trucks to overgrown backyard grills serving up a uniquely black American take on the […] More

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    What’s Your Favorite Tevin Campbell Joint? (Open list) (7 submissions)

      I can’t watch bad things happening to people. I watch the Olympics with fingers splayed over my eyes in case somebody falls, I can shut em quick. Look away!  I couldn’t watch that show Adventures of Old Christine for several seasons because Julia Louis-Dreyfus always made cringe-worthy mistakes, especially with men. Watching Insecure gives […] More

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    Support the Girls Trailer

    Synopsis: Regina Hall stars as Lisa, the manager of a Hooters-like sports bar who takes a protective, motherly role with the “girls” on her staff, but her one particularly difficult day has her nerves frayed and her confidence under attack as she tries to reconcile the American fantasy her restaurant portrays with the harsh realities […] More

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    How to Be Black in an Action Movie

    How to Be Black in an Action Movie - Lethal Weapon

    Ever since the Blaxploitation ’70s, have allowed for the possibility of black action stars, we’ve been able to enjoy a new couple of guys every decade striving to become the next “Rambro.” But in the overall cinematic landscape, those roles are still the exception to the rule. Usually, being black in an action movie is […] More

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    Mo’ Music Monday – Anderson Pak live mini-concert

    [contact-form][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Website” type=”url” /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”textarea” /][/contact-form] This man confounds me. Who is the real Anderson Paak: the slick Chris-Brownish R&B thug-light from his official videos, or the down-for-whatever old-school SOUL musician.  I like this version right here.  To see him pop, to see what he’s about, […] More

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